Broadway theatre

British singer-songwriter Sting performing at the "Live at Sunset Festival" in Zurich, Switzerland on July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone,Ennio Leanza, File)

Sting’s musical ‘The Last Ship’ will sail to B’way

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Sting’s new musical “The Last Ship” will sail onto a Broadway stage after a stop in Chicago. Producers said Thursday that the show — inspired by Sting’s memories of growing […]

09/19/2013

TKTS Booth in Times Square (TKTS Photo)

The famed Times Square TKTS booth turns 40

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of tourists and New Yorkers show up each day at the famed TKTS booth in the heart of Times Square with questions about Broadway shows. Often they’re very interesting questions. […]

06/25/2013

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‘Kinky Boots’ gets a leading 13 Tony Award nods

NEW YORK (AP) — The Cyndi Lauper-scored “Kinky Boots” has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import “Matilda: The Musical” close behind with 12. Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, earned a nod as leading man in a play.

04/30/2013

1 killed, 6 hurt as truck drives onto LA sidewalk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a 52-year-old woman was killed and six people were injured when a pickup truck ran onto a crowded sidewalk and crashed into an Indian food restaurant in downtown Los Angeles.

03/10/2013

Supreme Court Justices

Supreme Court to hear arguments on DOMA

A military spouse who was rejected for membership to the Association of Bragg Officers’ Spouses, on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, believes the club changed its rules to keep her out. Listen to KFWB legal analyst Royal Oakes discuss the matter.

01/08/2013

8 plastic thieves arrested with $115K products

INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say they’ve arrested eight people in connection with the theft of $115,000 worth of trademarked plastic products in South El Monte and Lynwood.

01/04/2013

Today in History, September 26 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: JFK and Nixon participate in TV’s first presidential debate; Cuba ends Mariel boatlift; Composer George Gershwin, poet T.S. Eliot and tennis star Serena Williams born; ‘West Side Story’ hits […]

09/26/2012

Broadway's 'Once' recoups its investment

(AP) – The Tony Award-winning musical “Once” has proved to be a song at the box office: It has recouped its $5.5 million investment in less than six months. Produces announced on Monday that the […]

08/13/2012

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, afternoon anchor, KFWB NEWS TALK 980 Looking for something fun to do for any age? Just what the doctor ordered — a spoonful of sugar and a lot of entertainment. Mary Poppins, […]

08/10/2012

NYPD goes to court to track tweets

(AP) – He used to be known as the “baddest man on the planet.” But New York police are trying to find out why someone is threatening to do badness at a one-man play featuring […]

08/08/2012

Tyson says he's used to putting life on stage

(AP) – Pounding out the details of his personal life on a Broadway stage doesn’t seem to faze Mike Tyson. The former heavyweight champ says that’s what he’s used to doing, “and at least now […]

08/04/2012